Support Wordpress Shortcodes #18

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paulmwatson opened this Issue Sep 5, 2012 · 8 comments

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Could this plugin support WordPress shortcodes? Tweet, YouTube etc. shortcodes would be very useful for livebloggers especially as Twitter.com has the shortcode in the Tweet embed.

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mjangda commented Sep 5, 2012

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maor commented Sep 5, 2012

That's a great idea!

korymath commented Sep 5, 2012

This is a great idea.

mjangda closed this in 0992fd1 Sep 6, 2012

Original WP.org forum post that led to this issue --> http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-liveblog-twitter-oembed-not-displayed. If any enhancement is done directly to Liveblog, I'm willing to test. Thanks!

Bwade commented Sep 26, 2012

I don't know if I understand the original question. I added in shortcodes directly to the live blog in the frontend and it displays the shortcodes just fine after page refresh.

@Bwade it shouldn't require a page refresh, it is meant to be a live blog. Also when I last tried the shortcodes stayed as shortcodes, didn't expand into embeds.

Bwade commented Sep 26, 2012

I totally agree with that comment, "It is live and shouldn't require a refresh". I have been testing for some time now and the end user will see the embed and not the shortcode. The refresh is only for Admin. I would love to see this get fixed so when I, as admin, post a shortcode that it renders the embed.

@Bwade @paulmwatson The GitHub issue doesn't match the original WP.org issue I posted. The issue wasn't with shortcodes -- it was with oEmbeds not resolving. See my previous comment above for the link to the WP.org forum post that spawned this GitHub issue.

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